Specific curriculum details must be verified with your academic advisor. Some curriculum requirements may change over the course of the program.

Environmental Conservation Forestry Sustainable Bioproducts Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

 

Emphasis Areas Curricula (10-12 h, 18-20 h and 30+ h curricula options offered in most emphasis areas) AAS Degree Alignment

Forestry/Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation

Campus: Starkville

Natural Resource and Environmental Conservation emphasis areas:

10-12 hours

  1. Prerequisites: 
    • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics
  2. NREC 3213 Environmental Measurements
  3. NREC 4353 Natural Resource Law 
  4. NREC 4413 Natural Resource Policy

Plus one of any FO or NREC course 3000 or higher

20-23 hours

  1. Prerequisites: 
    • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics
    • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
    • GR 2313 Maps and Remote Sensing
  2. FO 2113 Dendrology
  3. NREC 3213 Environmental Measurements
  4. NREC 4313 Spatial Technologies for Natural Resource Management
  5. NREC 4353 Natural Resource Law 
  6. NREC 4413 Natural Resource Policy

Plus two of any FO or NREC course 3000 or higher

30-33 hours

  1. Prerequisites: 
    • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics
    • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
    • GR 2313 Maps and Remote Sensing
  2. FO 2113 Dendrology
  3. FO 3103 Computer Applications for Forest Resources
  4. NREC 3213 Environmental Measurements
  5. NREC 4313 Spatial Technologies for Natural Resource Management
  6. NREC 4353 Natural Resource Law 
  7. NREC 4413 Natural Resource Policy
  8. NREC 4463 Forest Hydrology and Natural Resource Management

Plus three of any FO or NREC course 3000 or higher

Open to any student with AAS degree

Forestry

Campus: Starkville

Forestry emphasis areas:

10-12 hours

  1. Prerequisites: 
    • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics,   
    • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
  2. FO 2213 Forest Measurements
  3. FO 3103 Computer Applications Forest Resources
  4. FO 1101 Forest Resource Survey
  5. FO 2113 Dendrology 

20-23 hours

  1. Prerequisites: 
    • ST 2113 Intro to Statistics, 
    • BIO 1144 Biological Sciences II
  2. FO 2213 Forest Measurements
  3. FO 3103 Computer Applications Forest Resources
  4. FO 1101 Forest Resource Survey
  5. FO 2113 Dendrology
  6. FO 3012 Introduction to Forest Communities
  7. FO 3015 Forest Description and Analysis
  8. FO 4231 Introduction to Wood Supply Systems
  9. FO 4313 Spatial Technology in Natural Resources
  10. FO 4413 Natural Resource Policy 

Open to any student with AAS degree

Sustainable Bioproducts

Campus: Starkville

30 hour option. From the list below, choose 30 hours.

  • SBP 3113 Biomaterial Physics and Mechanics
  • SBP 3123 Biomass to Bioproducts
  • SBP 3143 Biomass Characterization and Production
  • SBP 4013 Wood Anatomy
  • SBP 4023 Lignocellulosic Biomass Chemistry
  • SBP 4113 Adhesives and Bio-composites
  • SBP 4123 Lumber Manufacture
  • SBP 4133 Biorefinery Processes
  • SBP 4153 Biological Conversion of Biomass
  • SBP 4213 Deterioration and Preservation of Biomaterials
  • SBP 4263 Furniture Design and Fabrication
  • SBP 4243 Sustainable Bioproducts
  • SBP 4144 Composite Application and Manufacturing
  • SBP 4253 Quantitative Methods in SBP
  • SBP 4313 Bioproducts and the Environment
  • SBP 4353 Forest Products Marketing

20-23 hour option(s). From the list below, choose 20-23 hours.

  • SBP 3113 Biomaterial Physics and Mechanics
  • SBP 3123 Biomass to Bioproducts
  • SBP 3143 Biomass Characterization and Production
  • SBP 4013 Wood Anatomy
  • SBP 4113 Adhesives and Bio-composites
  • SBP 4213 Deterioration and Preservation of Biomaterials
  • SBP 4144 Composite Application and Manufacturing
  • SBP 4253 Quantitative Methods in SBP
  • SBP 4353 Forest Products Marketing
  • SBP 4313 Bioproducts and the Environment

10-12 hour option. From the list below, choose 10-12 hours. 

  • SBP 3113 Biomaterial Physics and Mechanics
  • SBP 3123 Biomass to Bioproducts
  • SBP 4013 Wood Anatomy
  • SBP 4023 Lignocellulosic Biomass Chemistry
  • SBP 4113 Adhesives and Bio-composites
  • SBP 4213 Deterioration and Preservation of Biomaterials
  • SBP 4313 Bioproducts and the Environment

Open to any student with AAS degree

Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Campus: Starkville

Three-emphasis area courses (BIO I and II or their equivalents would be prerequisites):

  • WFA 3133 Applied Ecology
  • WFA 4243 Wildlife Techniques
  • WFA 4153 Principles of Wildlife Conservation/Management

Plus one of the following to sum to 12 hours:

  • WFA 4183 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture
  • WFA 4253 Application of GIS in WF
  • WFA 4273 Ecology and Mgmt. of Human Wildlife Conflicts
  • WFA 4283 Human Wildlife Conflict Techniques
  • WFA 4313 Fisheries Management
  • WFA 4353 Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
  • WFA 4373 Conservation in Ag Landscapes

Two-emphasis area courses (BIO I and II or their equivalents would be prerequisites):

  • WFA 1102 Wildlife Professions
  • WFA 3133 Applied Ecology
  • WFA 4243 Wildlife Techniques
  • WFA 4153 Principles of Wildlife Conservation and Mgmt.

Plus three of the following to sum to 20 hours:

  • WFA 4183 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture
  • WFA 4253 Application of GIS in WF
  • WFA 4273 Ecology and Mgmt. of Human Wildlife Conflicts
  • WFA 4283 Human Wildlife Conflict Techniques
  • WFA 4313 Fisheries Management
  • WFA 4353 Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
  • WFA 4373 Conservation in Ag Landscapes
  • WFA 4383 Wetlands Ecology

One-emphasis area (BIO I and II or their equivalents would be prerequisites)

  • WFA 1102 Wildlife Professions
  • WFA 3133 Applied Ecology
  • WFA 4243 Wildlife Techniques
  • WFA 4153 Principles of Wildlife Conservation/Management

Plus seven or eight of the following to sum to 32-35 hours:

  • WFA 4183 Principles and Practices of Aquaculture
  • WFA 4253 Application of GIS in WF
  • WFA 4273 Ecology and Mgmt. of Human Wildlife Conflicts
  • WFA 4283 Human Wildlife Conflict Techniques
  • WFA 4313 Fisheries Management
  • WFA 4353 Fish and Wildlife Policy and Law Enforcement
  • WFA 4363 W&F Administration and Communication
  • WFA 4373 Conservation in Ag Landscapes
  • WFA 4383 Wetlands Ecology
  • WFA 4423 Herpetology
  • WFA 4433 Mammalogy
  • WFA 4443 Ornithology
  • WFA 4453 Ichthyology
  • WFA 4463 Human Dimensions of F&W Management

Open to any student with AAS degree